Documenting Camera Layout

Author: Ethan Ace, Published on Oct 22, 2012

Documenting camera layouts can be important:

Inside this note, we examine each of these four key factors.

  • ******** **** *** **** * ********* ***** ** **** **** covers *** **** *** **** **** *** ********** ********
  • ************* **** **** ** ******** *** ***** **** *** ***** there *** ********
  • ********* *** **** *********** ********** *** ******
  • ************* *** ****** ** *********, ******** *** **********.

Realistic ***** ** ****

*** ***** ******* ** ********** * ****** ****** ** **** it ******** * ********* ************** ** *** ******'* ***** ** view. *****, **** ******** ********* **** *** ******* ** ********* the *** ** * **** ********* ********** ** ***** ** a ******. **** ** *********, *******. *** *******, *** **** image ***** ******* ***** ****** ****:

** *****, *** ******'* *** **** *** ***** ***** * distance **** *** ******, ***** ******* ********* ** ***** ******, mounting ******, *** ***** ** ********. ** **** ****** ** drop *** ** *** *** *** ** *** ***** ** view, ******* *** *** **** ** *******.

**** ***** ** **** *****, *********** ** *** ***, ******, and ***** ********, *** ****** *** **** ************. **** ****** users ** *** *** ******* (** **** **** **, **, 20, *** **) *** *** ***** ***** ****** *** **** requirements **** ** *** ******'* ***** ** ****. **** ******** perform **** *************, ***** ****** **** **** *** ** * single ****** *****, ** **** ** ***.

Gaps ** ********

********* * ****** ** ****** ********* *** *** ***** ** visualize ****** ******** ********. ****** ****** ********* *** ***** ********** prior ** *** ****** ***** *******, ************ **** ** * floorplan ** *** ***** ** ****** ** *** ***** ***** are *** *******, *** ****** **, ** ***** ***** *** be ***** ******** ** ********, ****** ******* ******** **********. ******* this ****, *** *** *** ** *** **** *** ** to **** *** *** ****** ** ** *********, *********** ********* costly ****** ****** ** ******* *** ************.

**** ****** **** **** ***** *** **** ** ******* ******** a ******* ****:

**** *** ******* ***** ** *** *** *** *******, ** this **** * ********, ** **** ***** **** *****'* ***** spots. **** ***** ** * *** ** ******** ** * few ******* ***** ** *** *** ** *** ***. **** may ** *** *** ** * *******, ********* ** ** 100% ******** ** ********.

Resolution *** **** *********

** ********* * ****** ************** ** *** ******'* ***** ** view, ********* ****** *** **** ************, ***** *** *** *** effects ******* ****** *** ********** ****. **** ***** ** ****** that ******* *** *** ********* **** * ****** ********** **** necessary, ***** ****** ********* *** ******* *****, *** **** ***** to ****** ****** *** *** ***.

**** ***** *********** *** **** ***** ****** *** ********** ******** in *** ****, ********* ***** *********** *** *********** *******:

*******, *** ******* ** ********* *** ******* ********* ***** ******* have ** *** ***** ** **** *** ******* ********** ******. Stock ******, *** *******, ***** *** ******* **** ****** ***** length ** ******* ****** *****, ********* ** ********** ***** *** third-party ******. *********** *** ********* ***** ** **** *** ******* these ****** ***********.

Project *************

*** ***** ******* ** ****** ****** ************* ** ************* ** intended ********* *** ****** ** **** ** ***** ******* ********. This *** *** *** ********:

  • ******** *************: **** ************* *** ** ****** **** *** ******* on *** ******* ****, ** *****, **** ***** ** ***********, are *** ******* **** *** **** ***********. **** ***** ** prevent ********* *** ****** ******** *** ********* ** ********.
  • ******** *************: ****** ******* *** **** ** **** ** * sales ****, ** ***** ** *********** *** ****** ** *** customer. **** *** **** ** ****** ***-**, ** *** ******** can ******** *** **** ** ** (*** ** ***) *******. This ***** ** ******* *** ********** ******* **** ****** ******* without ********** ******* ****** *** ******** ****** ********* ********* **** the ****.
Login to read this IPVM report.
Why do I need to log in?
IPVM conducts unique testing and research funded by member's payments enabling us to offer the most independent, accurate and in-depth information.

Related Reports

Power Drill Selection Guide on Dec 06, 2016
Boring holes is a basic part of running cables for most security system projects. To do so, you will need to choose the right drills for various...
Genetec Lower Cost Sharp V LPR Camera on Nov 23, 2016
Genetec has announced the latest offering in their AutoVu Sharp line, promising new features, simplified installation, and lower price. In this...
Testing EF Lenses On IP Camera on Nov 23, 2016
Glass. IP cameras are often characterized as using lower quality 'glass' and that those lenses reduce image quality. By contrast, Canon EF lenses...
Hanwha Wisenet P 4K Bullet Tested on Nov 21, 2016
Hanwha Techwin (formerly Samsung) continues their push into H.265 cameras, now with the high-end P series, including 4K resolution and smart...
Solutions to 5 Common Access Control Problems on Nov 21, 2016
Effective security is more than just good equipment. In fact, thousands of dollars in electronic access control can be wasted if they are not used...
Samsung Wisenet Q 4MP Tested on Nov 03, 2016
The 4MP trend continues, now with Hanwha Techwin / Samsung in their latest Wisenet Q series. We bought one of these models, the QNV-7080R, to see...
Sony 35mm Super Low Light Camera Tested on Oct 31, 2016
Sony is making a big push for their SNCVB770 camera, touting its low light capabilities that they claim can deliver true color in pitch black...
Bosch First Starlight 1080p Camera Tested on Oct 13, 2016
Bosch has released their first 'Starlight' 1080p camera, the Flexidome IP starlight 7000 VR. We tested this new dome against competitive super low...
Intrusion Motion Sensors Tutorial on Oct 04, 2016
Motion sensors are one of the most common, and most useful alarm sensors, but they also often cause problems. Many motion sensors types exist and...
Access Door Controller Configuration Guide on Sep 27, 2016
Properly configuring access control door controllers is key to a professional system. These devices have fundamental settings that must be...

Most Recent Industry Reports

Sony IP Camera Backdoor Uncovered on Dec 06, 2016
A backdoor has been uncovered in ~80 Sony IP camera models, attackers can remotely enable telnet on the camera, and then potentially login as root,...
Milestone Favorability Results on Dec 06, 2016
In our second installment of manufacturer favorability results (first was Pelco), we turn to Milestone. 100+ integrators rated and explained what...
XiongMai Master Password List Emailed By Chinese Spammer on Dec 05, 2016
XiongMai created an international uproar as their devices drove massive botnet attacks of major Internet sites. After pledging to recall cameras...
Hikvision Cloud Security Vulnerability Uncovered on Dec 05, 2016
A security researcher uncovered a critical vulnerability in Hikvision's global cloud servers. This vulnerability allowed an attacker to remotely...
Door Operators Access Control Tutorial on Dec 05, 2016
Doors equipped with door operators, specialty devices that automate opening and closing, tend to be quite complex. The mechanisms needed to...
Pelco Favorability Results on Dec 02, 2016
This is the first in a series of studies of manufacturer favorability. 100+ integrators rated and explained their views of each manufacturer. We...
Hikvision CEO Declares 'We Do Not Cut Rates" on Dec 02, 2016
Hikvision has led another press trip to China, and this time Hikvision's CEO is sharing insights into their competitive strategy, including...
Network Security Audit App (March Networks) Examined on Dec 01, 2016
Verifying one's video surveillance devices are locked down against common cybersecurity vulnerabilities is increasing important, as hacks using...
FLIR Acquires Drone Manufacturer For $134M on Dec 01, 2016
FLIR has acquired Prox Dynamics, a Norwegian maker of small military-grade drones, for $134M.  FLIR president Andy Teich provided additional...

The world's leading video surveillance information source, IPVM provides the best reporting, testing and training for 10,000+ members globally. Dedicated to independent and objective information, we uniquely refuse any and all advertisements, sponsorship and consulting from manufacturers.

About | FAQ | Contact